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P. H. Newby

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Percy Howard Newby CBE (25 June 1918 – 6 September 1997) was an English novelist and broadcasting administrator. [1]

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Anthony Thwaite

Anthony Thwaite is an English poet and critic, now widely known as the editor of his friend Philip Larkin's collected poems and letters.

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The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.

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BBC Radio

BBC Radio is an operational business division and service of the British Broadcasting Corporation (which has operated in the United Kingdom under the terms of a Royal Charter since 1927).

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BBC Radio 3

BBC Radio 3 is a British radio station operated by the BBC.

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Booker Prize

The Man Booker Prize for Fiction (formerly known as the Booker–McConnell Prize and commonly known simply as the Booker Prize) is a literary prize awarded each year for the best original novel written in the English language and published in the UK.

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Cairo (القاهرة) is the capital of Egypt.

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Cairo University

Cairo University (جامعة القاهرة, known as the Egyptian University from 1908 to 1940, and King Fuad I University from 1940 to 1952) is Egypt's premier public university.

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Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England.

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Crowborough is a town in the Wealden district of East Sussex, England.

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Egypt (مِصر, مَصر, Khēmi), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia by a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.

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English literature

This article is focused on English-language literature rather than the literature of England, so that it includes writers from Scotland, Wales, and the whole of Ireland, as well as literature in English from countries of the former British Empire, including the United States.

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Garsington is a town and civil parish about southeast of Oxford in Oxfordshire.

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Hanley Castle High School

Hanley Castle High School, is a non-selective mixed secondary school located in the village of Hanley Castle, 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the small town of Upton-upon-Severn, Worcestershire It was formerly known as Hanley Castle Grammar School, and was probably founded in 1326, making it one of the oldest schools in England.

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Keith Vaughan

John Keith Vaughan (23 August 1912 – 4 November 1977), generally known as Keith Vaughan, was a British painter.

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Middle East

The Middle Easttranslit-std; translit; Orta Şərq; Central Kurdish: ڕۆژھەڵاتی ناوین, Rojhelatî Nawîn; Moyen-Orient; translit; translit; translit; Rojhilata Navîn; translit; Bariga Dhexe; Orta Doğu; translit is a transcontinental region centered on Western Asia, Turkey (both Asian and European), and Egypt (which is mostly in North Africa).

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A novelist is an author or writer of novels, though often novelists also write in other genres of both fiction and non-fiction.

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Order of the British Empire

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British order of chivalry, rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations, and public service outside the Civil service.

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Royal Army Medical Corps

The Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC) is a specialist corps in the British Army which provides medical services to all Army personnel and their families, in war and in peace.

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Somerset Maugham Award

The Somerset Maugham Award is a British literary prize given each year by the Society of Authors.

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Something to Answer For

Something to Answer For (1969) is a novel by the English writer P. H. Newby.

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University of Gloucestershire

The University of Gloucestershire is a public university based in Gloucestershire, England.

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Worcestershire (written abbreviation: Worcs) is a county in the West Midlands of England.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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